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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.27 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.46 miWest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.9"1000.35 miWest0° 12' 00.6"13.76 miNorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 44' 42.1"881.50 miEast4° 43' 35.2"324.75 miNorth938.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:10 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 12:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 1:10 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaSun 12:10 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 2:10 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 12:10 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 12:10 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 1:10 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 1:10 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 12:10 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmWest-northwest WNW

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